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Rally: Single-Payer/Improved Medicare for All
at Regional Forum on Health Reform
Time: Tuesday the 17th at 11am
Where: Davis Center, UVM
The Obama Administration has asked governors to host regional forums on health reform. The forum in Vermont is on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th at the Davis Center, UVM, hosted by Governor Douglas and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
This should be the beginning of a serious dialogue that recognizes that health care is a human right. Fundamental health reform – which enjoys solid majority support from the public – has become even more urgently needed with the severe economic recession. But we’re told by a Douglas spokesperson, “the session may have a limited guest list.” The President has promised an open, transparent process, with all proposals considered — yet there’s no information about how to participate!Health Insurance CEOs Pocket Average $14.2 Million
The Labor Campaign for Single Payer is joining with the Health Care is a Human Right campaign, Vermont Health Care for All and others to organize a peaceful protest in front of the summit meeting at noon – hopefully in support of single-payer/improved Medicare for All spokespersons inside the meeting. If there ever was a day to drop what you are doing and come, this is it. Continue reading Vermont AFL-CIO Calls Single Payer Rally at Burlington Regional Health Care Forum